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Type Trumps

Type Trumps

Category: Design / Typography, Resources / Tools+Apps,

Posted by: Meave
Posted: Aug 14th 2012
No. of comments: 1

  Do you know your Helvetica from your Arial? Based on the classic game of one-upmanship, this deck of cards by Rick Banks of Face37 is aimed at all you font nerds, design hipsters and typeface freaks because it celebrates the joy of typ...

Crop Circles Typeface

Crop Circles Typeface

Category: Competitions, Design / Typography,

Posted by: Tanya
Posted: Jul 15th 2012
No. of comments: 1

A super big congratulations to graduate Catalina del Pilar for being shortlisted in the Qantm Create Awards 2012. Catalina entered her 'Crop Circles' typeface that she created here at Shillington, into the 'Typography' section. She is now a finalist and in the running to win a prize. ...

Fontology

Fontology

Category: Design / Typography, Resources / Educational, Resources / Reference,

Posted by: Tanya
Posted: Jun 26th 2012
No. of comments: 0

Fonts.com provides us with useful, informative and relevant information about typography! They have recently created Fontology - a resouce particularly for students, who are learning or are keen to learn more about typography.  Work through Level 1...

TK Type's FF Chartwell font

TK Type's FF Chartwell font

Category: Design / Typography,

Posted by: Dailey
Posted: Jun 19th 2012
No. of comments: 0

From the site, "FF Chartwell is a tool for easily creating graphs, disguised as a font. It utilizes OpenType to interpret and visualize the data. The data also remains editable, allowing for painless updates." File this under "one-of-the-coolest-things-i've-seen-in-a-while." Thanks to Shillo ...

Type Connection

Type Connection

Category: Design / Typography,

Posted by: Tanya
Posted: Apr 11th 2012
No. of comments: 0

Let me introduce to you 'Type Connection' a typographic dating game. Like any conventional dating website you will be required to choose a 'suitable candidate' (ie. a typeface) in order to start the dating. But the twist is that you have to find a suitable partner for your chosen typeface. ...

Handmade Type - Literally.

Handmade Type - Literally.

Category: Design / Typography,

Posted by: Tanya
Posted: Mar 19th 2012
No. of comments: 0

I absolutely feel so inspired when I see projects likes this 'Handmade Type' project on Behance. Using something that we take for granted everyday, such as our 'hands' and 'arms' (those funny things we use to do just about everyt...

Simon Walker

Simon Walker

Category: Design / Typography,

Posted by: Dailey
Posted: Mar 7th 2012
No. of comments: 0

Simon Walker is an Austin, TX based designer/illustrator doing some really lovely hand lettering. There seems to be a significant amount of this style of lettering originating out of Austin (and yes to some degree from other cities as well). Still, I for one am pleased to see that design, even in the age of the int...

Klim Type Foundry

Klim Type Foundry

Category: Design / Typography,

Posted by: Dailey
Posted: Feb 8th 2012
No. of comments: 0

Kris Sowersby started the Klim Type Foundry in 2005, currently based in Wellington, New Zealand. Klim is developing some absolutely beautiful typefaces. I can't stop drooling over Metric (the specimen pictured). ...

Shillington School Poster by Rodrigo Burdman of Draftfcb

Shillington School Poster by Rodrigo Burdman of Draftfcb

Category: Advertising, Design / Branding/Identity,

Posted by: Dailey
Posted: Jan 30th 2012
No. of comments: 1

We love this poster that Rodrigo Burdman of Draftfcb has created for us! Credits Advertised brand: Shillington School NY Advert title(s):Exceed your potential Agency: Draftfcb Creative ...

Village - Type Foundry

Village - Type Foundry

Category: Design / Typography,

Posted by: Tanya
Posted: Jan 24th 2012
No. of comments: 0

I've just stumbled upon the lovely people over at Village. A type foundry based in Brooklyn, NYC: "We are the union of twelve young type foundries who have decided to go it alone, together." They have some good quality fonts available for purchase. Be sure to check out their ...